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DS Avocats advises AccuWeather in the acquisition of Plume Labs

23 March 2022

DS Avocats advised the global weather and digital media leader AccuWeather in the acquisition of French company Plume Labs from its shareholders. The deal closed on 28 December 2021.

AccuWeather had established in January 2020 an exclusive partnership with the French startup allowing the American group to integrate localized air quality information into its weather forecasts.

For the acquisition of Plume Labs, AccuWeather was advised by Marc Pierre Stehlin and DS Avocats with a team led by Partner Benoît Charrière-Bournazel, assisted by Associate Emma Quercy, on corporate matters.

Partner Fabrice Van Cauwelaert advised on Competition law, Partner Gwladys Beauchet and Associate Aude Bonnard handled Employment issues and Partner Catherine Verneret, Associate Jean-Baptiste Micard and Associate Valentine Chauveau dealt with intellectual property matters.

AccuWeather was also advised by US law firm Blank Rome LLP on the US law aspects of the transaction. The sellers were advised by French law firm Bold.

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